Travel Trade Sixes sail into Blue Water | Sunday Observer

Travel Trade Sixes sail into Blue Water

Blue Water, Wadduwa emerged as the new men’s champions and Amaya Lake Dambulla retained the women’s title at the 41st Travel Trade Sports Club Softball Cricket Sixes 2018, conducted at the Shalika ground, Narahenpita last Sunday (30).

The defending men’s champions, Cinnamon Bay, Beruwala lost to Cinnamon Grand Colombo in the semi-finals.

Results: Q/F Men:

Cinnamon Bay, Beruwala beat Long Beach, Koggala; Cinnamon Grand Colombo beat Sri Lankan Airlines; Blue Water, Wadduwa beat Avani Bentota and Centra Seysands, Aluthgama beat Hikka Trans, Hikkaduwa.

(Semi-finals): Cinnamon Grand beat Cinnamon Bay, Beruwala and Blue Water, Wadduwa beat Centara Ceysands, Aluthgama.

Play off for 3rd place: (reduced to 3 overs) Centara Ceysands, Aluthgama 22/2 in 2.2 overs. Beat Cinnamon Bay, Beruwala 21/3 in 3 overs.

Final: (reduced to 3 ball overs due to fading light)

Blue Water, Wadduwa - 18 for 0 in 3 overs (Sajith Abeygunawardena 15 n.o.) beat Cinnamon Grand 17 for 1 (Sasindu Perera 15 n.o. Uditha Dayawansa 1 for 1)

Women: (quarter-finals):

Amaya Lake, Dambulla beat Centara Ceysands, Aluthgama; Hikka Trans, Hikkaduwa beat Waters Edge; Cinnamon Grand Colombo beat Jetwing Sea, Negombo and Heritance Ayurveda Mahagedera, Beruwala beat Heritance Ahungalla.

(Semi-Final): Amaya Lake, Dambulla beat Hikka Trans, Hikkaduwa and Heritance Ayurveda Mahagedera, Beruwala beat Cinnamon Grand.

Final: Amaya Lake, Dambulla 50 for 3 in 5 overs (Kalpani 11, Apeksha 11 n.o. Ushani 12 n.o.) beat Heritance Ayurveda Mahagedera, Beruwala: 28 for 5 in 5 overs (Keshani 12 n.o. Ganga 2/1)

Special Awards:

Men: Best Bowler: Sasindu Perera - Cinnamon Grand, Best Batsman: Sajith Abeygunawardena - Blue Water, Wadduwa, Man of the Final: Uditha Dayawansa - Blue Water, Wadduwa. Man of the Tournament: Ashan Madusanka -Blue Water, Wadduwa.

Women: Best Bowler: Ushani, Best Batswoman: Kalpani, Woman of the Final: Apeksha (all from Amaya Lake, Dambulla)